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Scottish Studies Research Group


The aim of the Research Group is to popularise Scotland, its three languages, literature and culture as well as conduct research on the translation of Scottish literature in Poland and abroad.The Group cooperates with other university research centres, with literary and cultural specialists, and translators interested in Scottish literature and its translation into other languages.

Group members:

Scotland in Europe - conference website

Conference email: scotlandineurope@uw.edu.pl


Guest lectures:

  • 06.04.2017 - "Walter Scott: National and International Writer", prof. Jorge Bastos da Silva (University of Porto)
  • 24.03.2017 - "Rewriting Duality in the Contemporary Scottish Novel", dr Ewa Szymańska-Sabala (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
  • 24.11.2016 - "The Literature of the Orkney Islands. George Mackay Brown and Others", dr Halszka Leleń (Uniwersytet Warmińsko-Mazurski)
  • 8.06.2016 - "The Devil's Mark, Black Toads and Magic Storms: King James and Witchcraft", dr hab. Paweł Rutkowski (Uniwersytet Warszawski);
  • 17.05.2016 - "Music, Metricity and Memory: The Medieval Meets the Modern in the Scottish Psalter", Prof. Magdalena Charzyńska-Wójcik (Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski)
  • 17.03.2016 - "The home /we only half possess": Home, Habitat, and Dwelling in Contemporary Scottish Poetry", Dr Monika Szuba (Uniwersytet Gdański)
  • 20.05.2015 - "Beyond National Identity - A Scottish Perspective at a Time of Change", Martin Stepek (independent scholar)